The BETA version of the QCPA framework and micaToolbox version 2 is now available! This release makes a huge range of sophisticated animal vision modelling and analysis tools available to everyone. The BioRxiv pre-print manuscript detailing the QCPA framework is now available here.

The micaToolbox and QCPA framework are free and open-source tools. Additionally we have developed new techniques which mean all of these tools can be used with basic equipment, such as a smartphone and standard colour chart.

See a video guide introducing the micaToolbox and QCPA framework.

New features available in this release

The micaToolbox has undergone a significant number of changes to warrant the upgrade to version 2.0. Here is a summary of the additions:

The Quantitative Colour and Pattern Analysis (QCPA) Framework, which includes a vast range of image processing, visualisation and analysis tools, including:

Other major additions to the micaToolbox are:

BETA release of micaToolbox V2 & QCPA